Jake Shimabukuro: Life On Four Strings


Updated Tue, Apr 23, 2013 11:27 am

Friday, May 10, 9 p.m.

This program is a portrait of an inspiring and inventive musician whose virtuoso skills on the ukulele have transformed all previous notions of the instrument's potential. Through intimate conversations with Shimabukuro, this program reveals the cultural and personal influences that have shaped the man and the musician. On the road from Los Angeles to New York to Japan, the film captures the solitary life on tour: the exhilaration of performance, the wonder of newfound fame and the loneliness of separation from home and family.